The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has raised the maximum adoption tax credit 2015 to $13,400, to account for inflation.
The Child-Parent Security Act addresses the legal rights of families formed in non-traditional ways, and through compensated surrogacy.
A legal guide to open adoptions and open-adoption agreements.
We’ve been selected by a birth mom who is due in two months. Our attorney advised us to draw up a contact agreement prior to the birth. What should we include?
Several states have proposed legislation that would grant adoptee rights to access their original birth certificates and other records in 2015.
What costs should you be prepared for in a domestic adoption? Our legal expert explains.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Justice’s Department of Adoptions updated the criteria for Hague Convention intercountry adoption to the United States.
A presidential memo would extend advance paid leave for new parents to all federal employees with a new child through birth, adoption, or foster placement.
Adoption can't be finalized until after marathon of post-placement visits and termination of parental rights. Here's what to expect before, during, and after the hearing.
The Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption has implemented changes in China’s adoption process in three areas: eligibility, post-placement, and fees.
New adoption rights laws in Florida and Oklahoma have made it easier for LGBT individuals to form legal adoptive families.
An adoption attorney explains the legal steps surrounding your child's birth when you adopt domestically.
I assumed I'd be offered the same leave and benefits as moms who give birth. When I wasn't, here's how I negotiated with my employer.
All about the Federal Family Medical and Leave Act: Who is eligible, what protections are provided, and how you can secure your leave.
For working people who want to adopt, the need to take time off without pay may put adoption beyond your financial means.
After a few highly publicized cases where birth fathers contested adoptions, some states are taking a stand.
Gay adoption is on the rise. Here's what you need to know.
The information you need to know, and how to track it down.
Adoption attorneys Denise M. Bierly, Esq., and Bobbie L. Rabuck, Esq., will explain the foster adoption process and adoption subsidies, and answer your questions in an expert webinar on 3/18/15.
An Atlanta man, and former head of International Adoption Guides Inc., plead guilty to adoption fraud in Ethiopia in federal court. He will be sentenced another date.